The financial well-being of Medicare Beneficiaries Data and update to Medicare Beneficiaries at a glance infographic now available

WASHINGTON – Wednesday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the availability of a new public use file on the financial well-being of Medicare beneficiaries.

This public use file presents estimates on asset ownership, food insecurity, access to transportation, and access to the internet for Medicare beneficiaries living in the community who were enrolled in Medicare in 2020.  

To learn more, the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) Financial Well-Being of Medicare Beneficiaries is available here.

CMS also released an update to the Medicare Beneficiaries at a Glance infographic with data from 2020.  This infographic is a quick reference tool that presents a visual summary of key metrics for the Medicare population including information on types of coverage, utilization, the average cost for specific services, chronic condition prevalence, beneficiary satisfaction and access to care, and usual source of care.

To learn more, the CMS Medicare Beneficiaries at a Glance Infographic is available here.